We love it when a plan comes together. Want to make yours? Here's a few timings for you. Progarmmes will be avaliable at the festival reception.
5PM: Our gorgeous in festival florist Petal to the Metal is loading his van with fresh summer flowers and high tailing it to the festival site to be in time to run our Glamping Bouquets Masterclass. Make flowers for your tent.
6PM: Join Jamie Catto (ex Faithless), a creative catalyst, musician and mischief-maker for an insanely gifted workshop. From 6pm, for those who want to eat by their tent en famille, or to take their dinner deep into our fifty acres of nature we will be offering a take-away chicken dinner cooked to order.
7PM: Begin your weekend in style with the Midsummer Nights Feast. There will be three celebratory courses of food local to Warwickshire, in season, and largely sourced from within 10 miles of the festival.
8PM: Fusing African, urban polyrhythms and vibrant harmonies, Mizike Afropean choir has an energy that will give an uplifting, soul restoring gentle start to Friday night at Also. Youngsters at Also can also join in with the Kids Film Club.
9PM: try your hand at Rockaoke! Take karaoke that huge step further. You get to front one of the tightest rocking-est bands in the history of tight, rocking bands. Showcase your talents to an adoring crowd with Rockaoke. Kids session begins at 9PM and the Adults session starts at 10PM.
11PM: We’ll be kicking off our disco from 11 tilll late, staring Peckham's finest, here for their third glorious year, ladies and gentleman can we have rapturous applause for General Disco Procedure.
12PM: Join Alexis Dubus, as he turns his considerable skills at comedy and interest in ideas to take a look at the History of Swearing.
10AM: Discover the secret to having better relationships with renowned psychotherapist Philippa Perry or join the UK’s best vocal coach choir for all to learn the herald.
11AM: Book on Space Scientist Dr Lewis Dartnell’s masterclass in survival, find out how to rebuild the world from scratch. Or have a go at Rave Yoga over at Also’s Bunker.
12PM: Get to grips with Arifical Intelligence with our digital session from Dr Robert E Smith or make your own perfume with leading UK perfumier Sarah McCartney.
1PM: What is lurking beneath the surface of Also’s beautiful lake? Wildlife expert Stuart Spray hosts a family friendly pond dipping expedition around the water’s edge. The brilliant Stratford Folk Club will be at Also to give the audience a wonderful magical folklore journey.
2-4PM: Dare to (almost) bare, or do a Mr Darcy and head in to silky soft water of the lake for our Wild Swimming lake session.
How about following a swim with an afternoon tea with Alstice? We are inviting you on a ‘Alstice in Wonderland’ themed afternoon tea in the dining tent late afternoon. Kids and adult experiences available.
4PM: Find out why and how to take more risk from the UK Professor for understanding risk Sir David Speigelhalter. Or find out who you are and how others see you playing Psycho Games in the bunker of experimentation.
6PM: Want to be a pop star? Got the attitude, the moves, the outfit, but not necessarily the voice? Then this, my friend is for you. We’re opening up the Also stage for Lip Sync Battles.
7PM: Join us for the Fat Chance Banquet. Imagine a feast of the audio, visual and theatric together with the most incredible menu we have ever put together.
8PM: Hear the simply sensational Miss Baby Sol take to the main stage with her set of soul and dance floor classics, followed by the brilliant Lou Rhodes at 10PM.
9PM: Think like a bat and join us on this family friendly session as we combine a short walk and talk on where bats sleep, what they eat and how they navigate using a sophisticated echolocation system.
11PM: Studio 54 Disco Hour in the Orangery, and the (soundproofed, don’t worry!) disco bunker fires up for those who love to boogie.
12AM: Cabaret Fantastique comes to Warwickshire, hosted by the one, the only Marcel LuCont. Warwickshire will never have seen anything like it!
9AM: Understand the curative power of nature from the incredible award winning writing talent Amy Liptrot. Send the youngsters in to the wonderful world of as-creatives to discover the joy of calculus and algorithm with as-creatives.
10AM: Introduce the kids (and yourself) to Bhangra Dance as Sohan Kailey leads an introductory session to get everyone excited about the colour and energy of this brilliant Indian Dance. Find out how geography influences your wealth, health and happinesss from Oxford Prof Danny Dorling or discover just what the ancients did for us with classicist Natalie Haynes.
11AM: Grab a coffee and join, Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr Scilla Ellworthy for a discussion on forgiveness. We also have the chance for you to join the first ever in-festival book club with Amy Liptrot. Just make sure to read The Outrun before the book club. Or take to the decks for Dusted Vinyl and let the festival hear your music.
12:30PM: Swim a Perfumed Lake, a session by Odette Toilette designed to experience Capability Brown's work on a whole new sensory level. Naturally, a concert pianist will play while you swim.
1PM: Hear Prof Steve Fuller explain Transhumanism – how and why from 2043 you can live forever. Or join Dave Haslam as he celebrates the humble British nightclub.
From 1PM: Have an Indian brunch fit for Maharajas in our beautiful lakeside-dining tent.
2PM: Ask Prof Eugene Lim why Einstein's and modern Theoretical Physics can never be unified. Or join Australian concert pianist and cross modalist Chris Lloyd for a cross-modalist meditation series. These meditations are designed to help engage in contemplation and reflection and to help reach a heightened level of spiritual awareness.
3-5PM: Sit back with a cocktail or a mocktail and let Hacienda DJ Dave Haslam play his afternoon sunshine DJ set.
5PM: Wind down with our world debut session of Wine and Philosophy session with everyone's favourite Frenchman Marcel LuCont.
7PM: Join us in the bar for the closing party with DJ Vertigo and friends.